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Table 1 Original MFPDI questions compared to the back translated MFPDI questions.

From: Development and validation of a Greek language version of the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index

Original MFPDI questions Back-translated MFPDI questions
I avoid walking outside at all I totally avoid walking outside
I avoid walking long distances I avoid walking long distances*
I don't walk in a normal way I don't walk in a normal way*
I walk slowly I walk slowly*
I have to stop and rest my feet I need to stop and rest my feet
I avoid hard or rough surfaces when possible I avoid walking on hard or uneven surfaces
I avoid standing for a long time I avoid standing for long periods
I catch the bus or use the car more often I take the bus or use the car more often
I need help with housework/shopping I require help with jobs around the home/with shopping
I still do everything but with more pain or discomfort I still do everything but with more pain or discomfort *
I get irritable when my feet hurt I become irritable when my feet ache
I feel self-conscious about my feet I am embarrassed of my feet
I get self-conscious about the shoes I have to wear I am embarrassed of the shoes I have to wear
I have constant pain in my feet I have constant pain in my feet*
My feet are worse in the morning My feet are worse in the morning*
My feet are more painful in the evening My feet are more painful at night
I get shooting pains in my feet I have stabbing pains in my feet
I am unable to carry out my previous work I am unable to cope with my previous job†
I no longer do all my previous activities (sport, dancing, hill-walking, etc) I no longer do my former activities (sport, dancing, hiking etc)†
  1. NB: * word-perfect back-translation, † Questions excluded from this study, as participants were of retirement age